Blueprint day

Things go right with smallies on Buffalo

Posted: October 28, 2012 at 4:17 a.m.

Matthew Hendricks battles a smallmouth bass that struck a topwater bait Oct. 18 on the Buffalo River. Video available at

If I could make a blueprint for a perfect day, Oct. 18 would be my model.

Autumn fishing

Matthew Hendricks battles a feisty smallmouth bass Oct. 18 on the Buffalo River. (By Bryan Hendricks)
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Sports, Pages 31 on 10/28/2012